About The Artist
Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi Art for sale
Gabriella was born in 1967 at Mt. Allen, Northern Territory. She is the eldest daughter of one of Australia’s most renowned aboriginal artists, Clifford Possum, who died in 2002. Gabriella began painting at an early age with the guidance of her father, who taught her how to paint and together they have collaborated on many important works.
Gabriella’s paintings predominantly depict a series of Dreaming stories passed down to her from her paternal grandmother, Long Rose Nungala and other senior women. These include Grandmother’s Dreaming, Seven Sisters Dreaming (Milky Way), Goanna, Bush Tucker Dreaming, My Father’s Country and Serpent Dreaming of her Anmatyerre heritage.
At age 16, Gabriella was the youngest artist to be awarded the Alice Springs Art Prize whilst completing her studies at the Yirara College. Her innate talent and knowledge of women’s dreaming was further enhanced through her association with the Papunya Tula painters, namely her father’s brother Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri and many others.
Currently Gabriella lives in Melbourne along with her husband and five children.
Gabriella’s works has been both extensively exhibited and collected nationally and internationally.
As the daughter of one of Australia’s best-known aboriginal artists, Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi has made a name for herself in the artistic world. Her works have been extensively exhibited and collected nationally and internationally and we, at Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery, are proud to carry her many marvels.
Our goal is to bring artists like Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi to the forefront of the aboriginal artistic world so that Australians can come to appreciate their beautiful works. Carrying a wide range of paintings from many artists, offering regular sales and, providing workshops to those wanting to get creative themselves, the Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery in Melbourne is your go-to destination for all aboriginal art.
Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi
Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi was born in 1967 at Mt. Allen, Northern Territory. As the eldest daughter of renowned aboriginal artist, Clifford Possum, Gabriella Possum came to appreciate the artistry behind this particular niche painting, and launched her own career.
With the help of her father, Gabrielle learned how to paint, allowing them to collaborate on many works. All of the aboriginal art by Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi is ethereal in nature, depicting a series of dreaming stories that were passed down to her by her paternal grandmother and other senior women in her community. Some of these acclaimed works include, Grandmother’s Dreaming, Seven Sisters Dreaming (Milky Way), Goanna, Bush Tucker Dreaming, My Father’s Country and Serpent Dreaming, which we proudly carry here at The Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery.
As such, we have paintings for sale Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi is best known for, and they are priced from as little as $900. Her innate talent, combined with a deep understanding of women’s dreaming, have generated paintings that make for exceptional additions to any collection of artwork. Come and see the art by Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi; it will inspire you to see a special side of Australia’s aboriginal art.
Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery
The Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery was established in 2004, carrying artwork from the Central and Western Desert area. Our museum houses hundreds of original paintings, including paintings by Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi, and other well-established artists. We also support new and emerging talent, and our ultimate goal is to continue fostering creativity. We offer artists an in-house studio where they can explore their talents and produce artworks. As proud sponsors of indigenous art, The Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery is worth checking out if you’re on the lookout for a truly inspirational and unique painting.
Looking for a variety of Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi paintings? Take your pick at The Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery and see what more we have to offer! Call us at 03 94975111 for more information.